Pet dog owners or new owners are reminded to register their dogs before the 1st of February. The Ministry of Home Affairs also reminds that the dogs registered must be three months and above.
Registration can be made at the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department, Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Department and Tutong Municipal Department counters. The payment counters are open every Monday to Thursday from 8 in the morning until 12 noon and from 1:30 to 3 in the afternoon as well as on Saturday from 7:45 to 10 in the morning only.
According to the Dogs Act Chapter 60, Paragraph 4, failure to register the dogs, owners will face a fine of 250 dollars or 14 days imprisonment for the first offence, while for the second and subsequent offences, will be fined 500 dollars or one month imprisonment. The registered dogs need to be collared with their dog tags at all times. For registered owners with dog tags but do not collar their dogs, action can be taken and if found guilty can be fined 250 dollars or one month imprisonment under the Dogs Act Chapter 60, Paragraph 5 Bracket One. Pet dog owners are fully responsible for the pet dogs to always be within their house compound either in a cage or leashed.
Source: Radio Television Brunei